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Short Description:
Deposit
Issued to
Brendon Wilkins | 05/07/2013
580

Interpretation

    • Dump of mainly roof tile. Largely plain tiles with few pantiles. Probably thrown in during kitchen rebuild or earlier demolition phase - Kerry Ely
      • Kerry Ely
    • 5-7-2013
    • Mid brown silty clay, containing a large quantity of tiles dumped, probably as a consequence of renovation or demolition of the adjacent Guesten Hall. Finds included slag, glass bottle stopper, iron (modern corroded nails), oyster shell, a post-medieval roof tile fragment and fragments of limestone.
      • Kezia Evans
    • 5-12-2014

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Description

  • Hard
  • Mid brown
  • silty clay
  • Large quantity of tiles dumped, probably as a consequence of the renovation or demolition of the adjacent Guesten Hall. Finds included slag, glass bottle stopper, iron (modern corroded nails), oyster shell and fragments of limestone.
  • width: 2.80 length: 1.90+ depth: 0.60
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  • Mattock & Trowel. Very dry. Sunny

Finds

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Feature

  • Feature: LA_401
    • Moat feature with subsequent recuts

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